Friday, October 19, 2007

Minister Éamon Ó Cuív TD visits Abaltat offices

Éamon Ó Cuív TD, Minister for Community, Rural & Gaeltacht Affairs, visited the Abaltat offices in Spiddal on Friday 19 October.

Abaltat Express features on TVB Television Broadcast 2 Minute Drill

Abaltat Express, the latest software release from Abaltat, a company started from an IDC research project, features in a 2-Minute Drill:

Thursday, October 04, 2007

Abaltat Muse wins award at IBC 2007

The company that was born out of the White Hunter/Metamusic research project in the IDC has won yet another award in IBC in Amsterdam...

Justin McCarthy, Technical Officer, was also interviewed on Radio IBC


Click on "Abaltat - Music Composition For Dummies!" to hear the podcast

Wednesday, October 03, 2007

Limerick Independent


New IDC publications at ICHIM 2007

The IDC will be well represented at the International Cultural Heritage Informatics Meeting (ICHIM 07) in Toronto at the end of October. Two papers featuring IDC work have been accepted to the conference:
"Visitors' contributions as cultural heritage: designing for participation", by Luigina Ciolfi, Liam Bannon and Mikael Fernström, discusses the approach to designing interactive exhibitions that allow for visitors' interactive participation, such as "Re-Tracing the Past" and the "Shannon Portal".
"MUSTEL: Framing the Design of Technology-Enhanced Learning Activities for Museum Visitors" presents a novel frame to designing educational museums technologies developed by the MUSTEL group within the EU Kaleidoscope Network of Excellence. Liam Bannon wrote the paper in collaboration with Palmyre Pierroux and Dagny Stuedahl (University of Oslo, Norway), Kevin Walker (London Knowledge Lab), Victor Kaptelinin (Umeå University, Sweden) and Tony Hall (National University of Ireland, Galway).